Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 14th June 2017.

67 Cattle Forward:

Prime Cattle: Short of requirements

Limousin deifer sold to 233p/Kg from J Jardine, Yett Farm.

OTM Cattle – Maintained recent levels, more smaller dairy bred cows forward

Beef cows averaged 145.8p/kg to 183p/kg

Dairy Cows averaged 105p/kg to 136p/kg

Per Head

Limousin to £1308.45, £1122.55 Park, £1116 Middlebie Rigg, £1058.5 Blairshinnoch

Angus to £1147 Tregallon, £1085.70 Carruthers, £1073.25 Blairshinnoch

Salers to £1114.70 Catslackburn

Charolais to £1044 Middlebie Rigg

Fleckvieh to £1022.35 Slacks

Holstein to £1022.35, £975 Salcks

Per Kilo

Limousin to 183p Park, 155p Middlebie Rigg, 146p, 145p Blairshinnoch, 143p Park 140p Gillesbie

Angus to 159p Blairshinnoch, 155p North Park, 155p Tregallon, 154p, 153p Carruthers

Saler 157p Catslackburn

Charolais to 145p Middlebie Rigg

Fleckvieh to 136p Slacks

Holstein to 127p, 125p, 120p Slacks, 125p Highlaw, 121p, 120p Lakehead

Friesian to 122p Highlaw

567 Prime sheep forward

465 Prime Lambs and Hoggs

Prime Lambs: Trade eased back

237 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 234.6p/kg to 248p/kg Shieldhill

Texel to £94.50 Thorns, £94.50 Westhill, £94 Drumcork, £92.50 (x2) Dressertland, £92.50 Shieldhill, £91 Shangan.

197 Lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 240p/kg to 261/kg Park

Suffolk to £102.50 Dempsterton , £97 Shangan.

Texel to £111.50 Shangan, £111.50, £110 New, £111.50 Bush of Craigs, £105 Shieldhill, £104.50 Park, £104 Dressertland, £102.50 Kerricks.

4 Lambs (45.6kg – 52kg) Ave 246p/kg to 257p/kg Eastside

£123.50, £114 Eastside, £120.50 Shangan

Prime Hoggs:

Blackface to £84.50 Newbigging

Suffolk to £87.50 Nether Garrel

Texel to £88.50 Little Culloch

Cheviot to £89.50 Burnside of Baltersan.

Cast ewes and rams: Sharper on the week

Cast ewes: 

Texel to £133.50 Townfoot, £124.50 Thorns, £123.50 Park, £115.50 High Cairn, £110.50 Upper Senwick, £107.50 Nether Garrel

Cross to £96.50, £82.50 Innerfield

Cheviot to £73.50 Glenjaan

Blackface to £65.50 Longbeoch


Texel to £136.50 Thorns

Charollais to £119.50 Shangan

corresponding week 2016 sale report